Hello Medfield Marimba Members, Parents and Fans,
My name is Mr. Ruggiero and I am the director of the Ngoma Dzakanaka Marimba Bands for the Medfield Public Schools. Ngoma Dzakanaka means, "beautiful songs", and this is the official web page for the marimba program. Please refer to this page for general information, concert information and rehearsal changes or cancellations if need be. I look forward to working with your children this year. If you need to contact me, my email is:
Announcements: Marimba rehearsals for the High Stickers and Double Stops are on Monday, and Wednesday, respectively unless there is no school. The Thursday classes follow a predetermined schedule. That schedule is available on this website.
Rehearsals: The High Stickers will meet on Monday from 2:45 pm to 4:00 pm at Memorial School in the music room. If school is not in session, rehearsals are canceled. The Double Stops will meet on Wednesday also from 2:45 pm to 4:00 pm at Memorial School in the music room. Students who arrive between 2:45 pm and 3:00 pm will work independently until 3:00. The full rehearsal will take place from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm. If school is not in session, rehearsals are canceled. The Thursday class will meet at designated times from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the music room at Memorial.
Alerts: The concert, held at Dale Street School, for Zimbabwean orphans raised about $1,700. Thank you to all those who attended. Also, the auction we offered to the Coalition raised, $5,700.
Special Notes: Have a great summer!!!!
High Stickers and Double Stops Concert Information: